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The life of singer/songwriter Peter Allen
life in New York in the early 1900s, borrowing details for historical figures like Harry Houdini, Evelyn Nesbit, Booker T. Washington, J.P Morgan, Henry Ford, and Emma Goldman
rise of the Rothschild family from humble beginnings in Germany to their founding of their financial empire and growing political influence
lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
men and women who attempted to assassinate presidents of the United States
tumultuous romantic relationship between Hollywood director Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand
set in England and France during the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution
New York City mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia
relationship between Carole Bayer Sager and Marvin Hamlisch
story of Addison Mizner and Wilson Mizner's adventures across America from the Alaskan Gold rush to the Florida real estate boom in the 1930s
the life and adventures of Grace O'Malley, who was one of the last Irish clan leaders to resist the English conquest of Gaelic Ireland
hippie counter-culture and sexual revolution of the 1960s and the anti-Vietnam War movement
the American Civil War
the lives on Maria and the Von Trapp Family
ife in France in the 19th century including the 1832 June Rebellion
Annie Oakley and her husband Frank Butler
the life of George Cohan
Westernization of Japan in 1853
life of Margaret Brown
set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution
inspired by the 1925 uprising of the Riffs, a group of Moroccan fighters, against French colonial rule
the infamous trial of the 1930s, in which a group of African-American teenagers were unjustly accused of attacking two white women
Anna Leonowens, who became school teacher to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s
life and career of Broadway, film star, and comedienne Fanny Brice
Andrew Jackson and the founding of the Democratic Party
Historical PlotMusical
1913 trial of Jewish factory manager Leo Frank, who was accused and convicted of raping and murdering a thirteen-year old employee
Berlin in 1931 as the Nazis rise to power
the lives of Daisy and Violet Hilton
the everyday lives of two reclusive socialites, a mother and daughter both named Edith Beale
events leading to the writing and signing of the United States Declaration of Independence
lives of the Four Seasons
life in 1970s Saigon during the Vietnam War
the life of Jack Diamond, a ruthless mob gunman
life of composer-lyricist Ed Kleban
Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist, and her show business mother, Rose
Hollywood's transition from silent films to 'talkies'
inspired by the Chicken Ranch in La Grange, Texas
life and career of famed humorist and performer Will Rogers
1925 cave explorer who became fatally trapped while searching for a tourist-worthy cave
the life of showman P.T. Barnum
life of groundbreaking Nigerian composer and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti
establishment of the White House and its occupants from 1800 to 1900
life and career of Jelly Roll Morton
based on the 1924 trials of murderesses Beaulah Annan and Belva Gaertner for the Chicago Tribune
life of Pippin the Hunchback, son of Charlemange
U.S. Navy presence in the South Pacific Islands during World War II
historical events surrounding the Dauphin of France and Joan of Arc
the supposed life of painter George Seurat
semi-autobiographical story based on Federico Fellini's life
the life of Eva Peron

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